How to download the Apple Home app to your iOS device

With the Apple® Home app, you can easily and securely control your HomeKit® accessories from all your Apple devices.  The Home app comes installed on your iOS or macOS® device by default but should you have uninstalled it or do not see it on your device, this article will walk you through installing it back.


  • iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch® running iOS 10 or higher
  • macOS 10.14 (Mojave) or higher
Installing the Apple Home app

Step 1:  Open the App Store® on your device.
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Step 2:  On the Search field, enter 'apple home'.
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Step 3:  Since the Apple Home app is installed to your device by default, it will already be associated with your Apple account.  Tap on the cloud (re-download) icon to install the app back to your phone.
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Step 4:  The Home app icon will now be on your desktop.  Tap on it to begin using your HomeKit devices.
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